Freedom Flotilla II
New Mexico activists join 22-country protest fleet
The accounts of the U.S. boat to Gaza read like a Bond movie. There are nefarious bureaucratic restrictions from foreign governments, boat chases on the Mediterranean Sea, hunger strikes and Greek jails. Among 37 U.S. activists were Ken Mayers and Linda Durham from Santa Fe.
The Darren White Probe
White announced his retirement shortly after a Council committee voted to investigate events surrounding his wife’s car accident. It’s unclear whether the Council will continue pursuing an independent investigation, given White’s retirement.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Ask Kat Curious
To Tell or Not to Tell
Alibi advice columnist says: We women can be so cruel to each other, and it would seem a service to our sisterhood to tip her off that she may be facing some issues. Of course, that cattiness we often bring to our relationships with women means she may turn on you and not her husband.
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Peter and The Wolf
Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.
LEAP Into Science: Measure up
Kids learn what people used to measure before tape measures and explore non-standard measurement.
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Old Town Holiday Stroll
Enjoy live entertainment, the traditional lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree as well as discounts and specials offered by local businesses, restaurants and museums.
See live falcons, hawks and owls, browse arts and crafts that are for sale, enjoy a raffle and kids activities.
I Dreamed I Was a Dog
Award-winning New Mexico author and artist Joel Nakamura reads from his new illustrated children's book following the dream world of a boy.